Bill Requiring Paid Sick Days Introduced

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

A bill - the Healthy Families Act - requiring up to seven paid sick days annually for an employee has been introduced in Congress reports the New York Times, "Bill Would Guarantee Up To 7 Paid Sick Days."  The bill would guarantee employees one paid hour off for each 30 hours worked, enabling them to earn up to seven paid sick days a year. They would be entitled to claim their days when they or a child, a parent, a spouse or someone else close to them became ill.

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